Two suspected militants killed in Pakistan

At least two suspected militants were killed in a gun battle with the police during a search operation in Karachi Sunday, media reported.

IANS| Last Updated: Jun 22, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Islamabad: At least two suspected militants were killed in a gun battle with the police during a search operation in Karachi Sunday, media reported.

Chaudhary Ahsen Umar, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Malir district, confirmed that the operation was conducted in Sohrab Goth area near the Super-highway in Afghan Basti upon receiving a tip-off about the presence of foreign militants, adding that the police`s raid team came under gun attack during the operation, Dawn reported.

Police personnel returned the gunfire as a result of which two suspected militants were killed, the SSP added.

Sources said five suspected foreign militants were also taken into custody during the operation.